The Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in Wales, is one of Britain's breathing spaces, takes in about a third of the county including the entire coastal strip, the upper reaches of the Daugleddau (two swords) and the Preseli's. Its the only National Park that is almost all coastal.
The National Park run an extensive programme of activities and events for both adults and children: rockpool safaris, crab catching and bat walks. They're all listed in the Coast to Coast newspaper, pick a copy up when you arrive.
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The Pembrokeshire Coast Path is one of Britain's National Trails. There are three national trails in Wales, The Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Offa's Dyke and Glyndwr's Way.
The Pembrokeshire Coast Path ranges from steep limestone cliffs, undulating red sandstone bays, volcanic headlands and flooded glacial valleys. There are also some beautiful quaint towns and villages to explore, rest and recuperate in; essential for getting your breath back after experiencing some of the coastal views on offer.
The county of Pembrokeshire is an area of rugged landscape and craggy coastlines which form the most westerly point in Wales. Taking its name from the old Welsh ‘Penfro', which means ‘land at the end', this area of Wales is a beautiful county rich in history and a popular UK holiday destination for families.
Mile for mile, Wales has more castles than anywhere else in the UK, and this is certainly true of Pembrokeshire. There are 51 forts and castles in this county alone making Pembrokeshire holidays stand out when it comes to history and culture.
Although many of these castles are ruins, there are others which offer guided tours of the preserved interiors. Picton Castle near Haverfordwest runs tours of the castle and gardens, including a maze and children's nature trail.
Perhaps the most spectacular castle in Pembrokeshire is St. David's Bishops Palace. St. David's is the smallest city in Britain and St. David's Cathedral alone is an awe inspiring building, but the site also includes the ruins of the monastery.
It comes as no surprise, with so much natural beauty, that this area of Wales attracts a high proportion of artists. Pembrokeshire has many art galleries, which tend to be small independent exhibitions showing local artists who are inspired by the landscape around them. You can browse the eclectic mix of art on display and purchase and take home a unique memento of your stay.
Pembrokeshire also has a large quantity of wildlife centres and animal parks. One of the most unusual of all the animal attractions and particularly appealing to young children is Dyfed Shire Horse Farm.
A working farm with play areas, sand pits and nature trails, Dyfed Shire Horse Farm has been voted the best value attraction in Pembrokeshire and offers a close up look at shire horses in a modern setting. The farm is open to visitors from March till October and takes in all half term dates except Christmas.
Pembrokeshire's thriving tourism industry attracts 1000's of visitors every year. To assist you with planning your trip we have detailed information here for you to browse at your leisure.
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Adventure swimming through caves, body surfing the welsh waves. Our concept is to make coastal exploration accessible to all (aged 8yrs+) Whether you're after an adrenaline filled adventure activity or maybe you're not confident in water, we will tailor the activity to suit your needs and abilities.
- Pembrokeshire Leatherwork is based in the Old Chapel in Penffordd, not far from Narberth. We hold an 'OPEN DAY' at the workshop every Tuesday from April to October. Booking is not required on open days so just pop in and see our work and perhaps be tempted to have a go yourself! We also run occasional 'one day courses' for visitors to enjoy throughout the holiday season.
If you are looking for a relaxing read whilst staying in Pembrokeshire during the UK school holidays can I suggest you take a look at Slick Deals, a Pembrokeshire based crime adventure, the latest literary work from Helen Carey.
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The diverse mix of history and nature makes Pembrokeshire an area full of possibilities. Pembrokeshire school holidays can be packed with activity or quiet and relaxed. Almost all the coastline in Pembrokeshire is part of The National Park, and this is the longest coastline in Wales.
The sandy beaches are often near deserted and the hills extend back into rural Wales, making this county the perfect setting for a half term break.
Whenever you decide to visit Pembrokeshire you'll find a tranquil county of rolling farmland, picturesque coves and more than enough activities to fill your half term break. All of this comes with a history to rival anywhere in the UK and mostly fine weather.
Visit The Pembrokeshire Coast Path
The South West Wales coast benefits from a mild climate, thanks to the gulf stream, making Pembrokeshire a desirable destination for UK school holidays.
This stunning natural coastline attracts the kind of sea life you don't always expect to see in Britain. Whale watching tours and Dolphin boat rips run from the Pembrokeshire coast out to the small islands that surround it.
During these breath-taking island tours you can also expect to see Puffins, Porpoises and Seals.
The National Trust owns and protects many of the most important sections of the coast especially around Barafundle beach, Marloes, St Davids, Porthgain and Dinas.
A half term holiday in Pembrokeshire need not be above your budget with some great last minute deals on accommodation available.
Costal Cottages of Pembrokeshire - We have over 550 self-catering holiday cottages to choose from. We are open 7 days a week and would love to help you choose your ideal cottage holiday. From cosy cottages for 2 to fantastic family friendly and dog friendly cottages, some with an on-site pool or a hot tub.
Welcome to Pembrokeshire Classic Campers, original luxury VW (Volkswagen) Campervan hire in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
Hire "Lily", our luxury original VW split window campervan, or "Daisy" our luxury classic VW bay window Camper and you can explore the beautiful coastline and countryside of Pembrokeshire. A really fun way to explore Wales during the school holidays.